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Senior Process Development Engineer

Toronto, Canada
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Johanne Kennedy
+353 86 440 3725
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  • Lead process development on development projects, collaborating within project teams.
  • Develop and implement new manufacturing and process technologies to support product development and transfers.
  • Apply innovative technologies and methodologies to optimize process design and performance.
  • Establish processes based on product specifications, aligned with Unit Cost metrics.
  • Evaluate process and design alternatives using Design for Manufacturability principles.
  • Implement lean manufacturing principles and problem-solving techniques.
  • Complete process validation for new processes and products, including IQ, OQ, PQ, and PPQ.
  • Collaborate with external vendors to specify, develop, and commission new process technologies.
  • Set up new manufacturing equipment/production lines, including selection and training of personnel.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety standards during process development.
  • Develop manufacturing processes from prototyping to full-scale production.
  • Manufacture and test prototypes.
  • Design and source equipment and tooling to meet capability and capacity requirements.
  • Generate work plans and schedules for development activities and execute them.
  • Lead process validation and equipment qualification activities.
  • Provide support and mentorship to junior engineers.
  • Adhere to all Quality Management System requirements.

Required Skills:

  • Degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline with over 5 years of experience in manufacturing process design and optimization within a regulated environment.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize and deliver automated solutions.
  • Experience with Six Sigma methodology for process improvement (e.g., DMAIC) and problem-solving (e.g., 6-step approach).
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis and the use of tools like Minitab.
  • Strong mechanical background with knowledge of metals and plastics processing.
  • Highly innovative, motivated, and organized with excellent planning and communication skills.
  • Excellent SolidWorks skills.
  • Experience with various manufacturing processes like laser welding, reflow technologies, crimping technologies, braiding, coiling, laser cutting, injection molding, and adhesive bonding is advantageous.

For more information on this role in please contact Johanne Kennedy on +353 86 440 3725 /

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